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From "Brian E. Fox" <>
Subject RE: Getting started with archiva
Date Sat, 07 Oct 2006 16:21:19 GMT
I wasn't suggesting it was optimal...just that in maven 2.0.x, it's a
chicken or egg kinda problem. The alternative is to replicate the repo
info in all the poms of the project and that's not good either. 

-----Original Message-----
From: Dirk Olmes [] 
Sent: Saturday, October 07, 2006 11:55 AM
Subject: Re: Getting started with archiva

Brian E. Fox wrote:
>>  Shouldn't these two repositories be listed in archiva's toplevel pom

>> to avoid these annoyances for normal users?
> That wouldn't help in all cases...presumably the parent is also a 
> snapshot version. To find the pom to tell you the repos, you would 
> still need to know the repo...

If archiva was a library I'd say yes. But since archiva is more of a
collection of modules making up an application I would think that the
typical use case would be to check out and build the whole bundle, not
re-use parts of it.


A: Maybe because some people are too annoyed by top-posting.
Q: Why do I not get an answer to my question(s)?
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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